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Officers killed in attack on Nigeria’s elite military academy

Gunmen kill two officers and abduct another during a raid on the Nigerian Defence Academy in northwestern Kaduna state.Gunmen have attacked Nigeria’s elite military...

Nigeria accused of ‘ruthless’ crackdown in restive southeast

Global rights watchdog Amnesty International says it documented use of excessive force and at least 115 killings by security forces this year in southeastern...

Nigeria stun US basketball team in pre-Olympic friendly game

Nigeria become the first African nation to beat the US basketball team, with a 90-87 win.Nigeria have pulled off one of the greatest upsets...

140 students missing after gunmen raid Nigerian school

Police said gunmen shooting wildly attacked the Bethel Baptist High School in the south of Kaduna state overnight.About 140 students are missing after armed...

In Pictures: Nigerian families struggle as food prices soar

With inflation rising around the world as the global economy recovers from the coronavirus pandemic, soaring prices are having dramatic consequences in countries like Nigeria. The...

What is behind the rise of kidnappings and abductions in Nigeria?

As the government fails to expand the economy to accommodate its growing population, youth unemployment has soared. Via

Ugo Udezue: From NBA agent to unifying Africa through sport

When Ugo Udezue left his plush job as a National Basketball Association (NBA) agent at one of the top firms in the United States...

Has Nigeria benefitted from democracy?

It's been more than 20 years since Nigeria transitioned to civilian rule but millions are still struggling. Via

Police fire tear gas in Nigeria ‘Democracy Day’ protests

Nationwide protests were called over bad governance, insecurity and recent Twitter ban, among other issues.Nigerian police have fired tear gas to disperse anti-government protesters in...

Nigerians launch legal action against government’s Twitter ban

Lawsuit filed at ECOWAS court in Abuja calls for an interim injunction restraining government from implementing suspension.Dozens of Nigerians and a local rights group...

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